Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Volume 92, Number 6, June 2014, 385-464

Special theme: BRICS and global health

IN THIS MONTH'S BULLETIN

doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.000614

EDITORIALS

BRICS and global health
Shambhu Acharya, Sarah-Louise Barber, Daniel Lopez-Acuna, Natela Menabde, Luigi Migliorini, Joaquín Molina, Bernhard Schwartländer & Pascal Zurn
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.140889

Commodities for better health in Africa – time to invest locally
Michel Sidibé, LI Yong & Margaret Chan
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.140566

BRICS cooperation in strategic health projects
Jarbas Barbosa da Silva, Keshav Desiraju, Precious Matsoso, Ren Minghui & Oleg Salagay
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.141051

Making fair choices on the path to universal health coverage
Trygve Ottersen, Ole F Norheim & on behalf of the World Health Organization Consultative Group on Equity and Universal Health Coverage
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.139139

NEWS

Public health round-up
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.010614

BRICS seek value for money as health-care costs rise
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.020614

The BRICS countries: a new force in global health?
doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.030614

RESEARCH

Relative health performance in BRICS over the past 20 years: the winners and losers
Dennis Petrie & Kam Ki Tang
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132480

Socioeconomic inequalities and mortality trends in BRICS, 1990–2010
Oscar J Mújica, Enrique Vázquez, Elisabeth C Duarte, Juan J Cortez-Escalante, Joaquin Molina & Jarbas Barbosa da Silva
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.127977

Time series analysis of the impact of tobacco control policies on smoking prevalence among Australian adults, 2001–2011
Melanie A Wakefield, Kerri Coomber, Sarah J Durkin, Michelle Scollo, Megan Bayly, Matthew J Spittal, Julie A Simpson & David Hill
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.118448

POLICY & PRACTICE

BRICS: opportunities to improve road safety
Adnan A Hyder & Andres I Vecino-Ortiz
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132613

Progress towards universal health coverage in BRICS: translating economic growth into better health
Krishna D Rao, Varduhi Petrosyan, Edson Correia Araujo & Diane McIntyre
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.127951

Impact of BRICS’ investment in vaccine development on the global vaccine market
Miloud Kaddar, Julie Milstien & Sarah Schmitt
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.133298

LESSONS FROM THE FIELD

Progress and challenges of the rural cooperative medical scheme in China
Qingyue Meng & Ke Xu
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.131532

PERSPECTIVES

BRICS’ role in global health and the promotion of universal health coverage: the debate continues
Martin McKee, Robert Marten, Dina Balabanova, Nicola Watt, Yanzhong Huang, Aureliano P Finch, Victoria Y Fan, Wim Van Damme, Fabrizio Tediosi & Eduardo Missoni
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132563

The economic and social benefits of childhood vaccinations in BRICS
Andrew J Mirelman, Sachiko Ozawa & Simrun Grewal
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132597

Tracking the flow of health aid from BRICS countries
Victoria Y Fan, Karen A Grépin, Gordon C Shen & Lucy Chen
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132472

Tuberculosis in BRICS: challenges and opportunities for leadership within the post-2015 agenda
Jacob Creswell, Suvanand Sahu, Kuldeep Singh Sachdeva, Lucica Ditiu, Draurio Barreira, Andrei Mariandyshev, Chen Mingting & Yogan Pillay
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.133116

BRICS in the response to neglected tropical diseases
Amber Cashwell, Anupama Tantri, Ashley Schmidt, Greg Simon & Neeraj Mistry
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.132555

BRICS’ contributions to the global health agenda
Ilona Kickbusch
doi: 10.2471/BLT.13.127944